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View on sunrise over island incahuasi by salt lake Uyuni in Bolivia

U.S. Relationship

Bolivian llama.
Bolivian llama.

U.S.-Bolivia Relations

The United States established diplomatic relations with Bolivia in 1849 following its independence from Spain. Beginning in 2008, the Bolivian government’s decisions to expel the U.S. ambassador, U.S. law enforcement, and development cooperation agencies strained the bilateral relationship between the United States and Bolivia. Despite these challenges, the United States maintains a strong and respectful relationship with the
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Bolivian llama.

Bilateral Economic Relations

The United States is an important trade partner for Bolivia, with about $1 billion in bilateral goods trade in 2022. The United States and Bolivia do not have a free trade agreement. U.S. exports to Bolivia include mineral oils/fuels, plastic materials, food preparations, halogenated olefins, heavy machinery, automobiles, and pharmaceuticals. The United States is Bolivia’s fifth largest
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Integrated Country Strategies

The Integrated Country Strategy is the four-year strategy articulating U.S. priorities in a given country. The Chief of Mission leads the strategy.

Investment Climate Statements

The Investment Climate Statements analyze a variety of economies that are or could be markets for U.S. businesses and provide information on the business climates.

Bolivia - COVID-19 vaccine deliveries.

COVID-19 Vaccine Deliveries

Since July, 2021 the United States has donated 5,110,020 safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine doses with the people of Bolivia. This includes 4,102,020 Pfizer and 1,008,000 J&J doses. Of the 5,110,020 vaccine doses, 100% were donated in partnership with COVAX.

The United States is committed to leading an international and coordinated effort to accelerate access to safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines to meet global needs. The United States is working with other governments and partners including COVAX, Caricom, and the African Vaccine Acquisition Trust (AVAT) to protect communities from COVID-19 and apply lessons from this pandemic to enhance health security now and in the future.

Learn more about our work Delivering Vaccines and on COVID-19 Recovery.

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